Charles was born in 1862 in Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of unknown parents.
He died in 1945. The place is not known.
His wife was Jeanie Ferguson, who he married on 31 DEC 1885 in Bothkennar, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Their thirteen known children were Charles (1886-1915), Margaret (1888-1889), Elizabeth Taylor (1890-?), Jeanie Ferguson (1892->1982), Robert (1894-1896), Cornelius Ferguson (1896-?), Agnes (c1898-?), Isabella (c1901-?), Sarah (1903-?), Christina (c1905-?), John (1907-?), Robert (c1909-?) and Margaret (1911-?).